The Israel-Palestinian Conflict: Overview of Major Historical Events



1917 (Nov 2): The British issue the Balfour Declaration, promising Palestine as a Jewish Homeland.

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1936-1945: The Holocaust, ending in the concentration camps operated by Nazi Germany


1948 (May 14)Israelís Declaration of Independence:




Taking of Palestinian lands: Reference:


1967The Six Day War and Resolution 242



West bank settlements


1973†† Yom-Kippur War and Arab oil embargo




1978: Jimmy Carter, Begin, and Sadat: The Camp David Accords





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